Hours of Work:
Monday to Friday; days
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The role of the Case Assessment Specialist is to provide clinically support the WSIB Specialty Programs at SJHH by coordinating services with WSIB case managers and nurse consultants, performing assessments in multidisciplinary teams, preparing and reviewing comprehensive reports. Case Assessment Specialist will contribute to completing return-to-work recommendations for injured workers using both evidence-based rehabilitation principles and return-to-work best practices.
Bachelor's Degree required
Current Registration in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists or Chiropractors of Ontario
Professional Liability Insurance required
Minimum 3 Years of experience in Rehabilitation required
Minimum 2 years of experience working with WSIB Point of Care, Specialty Programs, or Regional Evaluation Centres required
Significant knowledge of rehabilitation principles
Knowledge of Return-to-Work principles
Knowledge of WSIB programs
Knowledge in the management and education of spine related conditions/injuries/surgeries
Knowledge in the management and education of traumatic brain injuries considered an asset
Experience in ergonomic assessments and consultations an asset
Strong patient assessment skills and program planning experience
Good working knowledge of computers (Microsoft Word, Excel)
Ability to meet deadlines and work within customer Service Level Agreements
Complete assessments as part of a multi-disciplinary team with medical specialists and produce report for to WSIB
Review and prepare clinical case synopses to present to medical specialists
Work in collaboration with medical specialists to develop treatment and return-to-work recommendations
Review clinical content of reports for consistency and accuracy of patient presentation
Ability to critically review clinical files and identify possible upstream impact on all stakeholders (WSIB, patient, employer) and provide recommendations on how to manage the possible predicted outcomes with the support of the manager
Act as a liaison between WSIB Case Managers, Nurse Consultants and patients to share treatment recommendations and return-to-work strategies.
Communicate return to work recommendations to patients and WSIB contacts.
Respond to WSIB, Physician and patient concerns, work with management to identify cause of problem/complaint and proactively recommend and implement corrections.
Review incoming referrals to ensure the correct assessment at the right time.
Responsible for administrative duties, including preparing correspondence, word processing, and document formatting
Acts as a staff /departmental representative on internal and external committees as required/requested by Manager.
Responsible for gathering information and presenting it to the project manager , WSIB – point out learning requirements of the program and assist the manager with program implementation
Contributes to the corporate efforts and initiatives, as appropriate, to enhance SJHH’s mission, vision and values.
Performs duties in a manner that demonstrates the employee’s commitment to developing a culture of patient and staff safety through accountability, reliability, trust and team work.
Works in compliance of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and its regulations, reporting hazards, deficiencies and contraventions of the Act, in a timely manner.
HOURS OF WORK:
Monday to Friday; days